B.S. in Applied Mathematics

General

Program Description

B.S. in Applied Mathematics

Description

Program Contact: Dr. Marius Buliga

Math is the universal language. If you are interested in learning more about this language, then our applied mathematics major may be a great choice for you. As an applied mathematics major, you'll use math to understand real-world problems like population growth and AIDS-related issues. You'll work on some interesting projects: Ranking sports teams. Looking into renewable energy alternatives. Investing. You may even get a chance to co-write a paper with one of your professors. And get it published in a math journal. Think how good that will look on a resume. And, there are many career options for math graduates. With the knowledge that you'll have, you'll be needed in many areas: Science and technology. Banking. Civil service. The computer industry. Or, you can go to graduate school to earn a master's or doctoral degree. What you can do with a degree in Applied Mathematics. Suggested 4-year plan of study.

Courses

Course Requirements in the Major

  • CALCULUS I
  • CALCULUS II
  • CALCULUS III
  • ORDINARY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
  • LINEAR ALGEBRA
  • MATHEMATICAL MODELING
  • NUMERICAL ANALYSIS or ABSTRACT ALGEBRA AND NUMBER THEORY
  • APPLIED PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS
  • ADVANCED DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
  • INTRODUCTION TO ANALYSIS
  • CAPSTONE: MATHEMATICS
  • Upper-Level Mathematics Elective
  • INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING COMPUTING
  • INTRODUCTION TO SIMULATION or OPERATIONS RESEARCH

Total Credits for Major: 47-48

Additional Information:

*Not required for students seeking a degree in Mathematics Education or seeking secondary certification in Mathematics.

Young Alums

These are just some of the positions our recent graduates have. Jobs:

  • Math Teacher at Port Allegany School District, Port Allegany, PA
  • Product analyst at Mercury Insurance in Independence, Ohio
Last updated Mar 2019

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Pitt-Bradford is for students who want to earn a world-renowned degree in a personalized, supportive and friendly. You can choose from more than 40 majors and 50 minors, concentrations and pre-profe ... Read More

Pitt-Bradford is for students who want to earn a world-renowned degree in a personalized, supportive and friendly. You can choose from more than 40 majors and 50 minors, concentrations and pre-professional programs. You'll study on our 317-acre campus, which is nestled in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains. Being that close to nature means you will have unique opportunities to study both in the classroom and beyond. Read less